Acumen America

Acumen America

Tackling poverty in the US through entrepreneurship

Investment Fund Manager | United States of America | Equality & Empowerment/Minorities/Previously Excluded Populations

 

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Acumen raises charitable donations to invest in companies leaders and ideas that are changing the way the world tackles poverty.Acumen was incorporated on April 1 2001 with seed capital from the Rockefeller Foundation Cisco Systems Foundation and three individual philanthropists. Our desire was to transform the world of philanthropy by looking at all human beings not as distant strangers but as members of a single global community where everyone had the opportunity to build a life of dignity.

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Investment Fund Manager Nonprofit Operating

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May, 2016

 $300K Seed

WorkAmerica

Connect education to employment for our workforce

At WorkAmerica we are tackling the biggest social issue to...

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Access to Information

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United States of America

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Michael Colonnese

May, 2014

 $500K Seed

Healthify

To address social determinants of health.

Healthify is a leading software provider to health plans hospitals...

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Health Improvement
Disease Specific Prevention and Mitigation

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United States of America

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Manik Bhat


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    Headquarters:

    444 Spear Street
    Suite 213
    San Francisco California 94105
    United States of America



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